Reproductive health and economic inequalities inextricably linked: UNFPA
Could space science and technology be the tool to demolish the “gender ceiling” in Nigeria?
That’s the belief of a woman who was involved in the design and building of four satellites launched by the West African country.
Back when Astronaut Scott Kelly was a military pilot in the navy, seeing a woman in his class would have been almost as common as “seeing a unicorn.”
Parental leave is smart for the economy and helps change minds
Earth observation technology can be a tool for women’s empowerment as it provides satellite imagery which can help with environmental monitoring: for example, in agriculture or with tracking infectious diseases.
A UN project currently under development aims to ensure women have a place in outer space.
Scale-up aid to Myanmar refugees in Bangladesh: UN officials
Two senior UN officials are calling for scaled-up assistance to support thousands of people who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar over the past six weeks.
International Day for women in science was “best present”: Iraqi princess
American astronaut Peggy Whitson is making history as the first woman ever to command two missions aboard the International Space Station.
Changing the way science and mathematics are taught could help increase the number of women employed in the aerospace industry, according to a senior adviser with the United States space agency, NASA.